Le Yonda DeLacy Sorensen

5 November 1916–28 July 2007 (Age 90)
Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Le Yonda DeLacy

When Le Yonda DeLacy Sorensen was born on 5 November 1916, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, her father, Chauncy Leon Sorensen, was 23 and her mother, Josephine Gardner, was 25. She married Lyle Harry Butters on 5 November 1936, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ogden City Legislative District 3, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 28 July 2007, in Post Falls, Kootenai, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyle Harry Butters
Le Yonda DeLacy Sorensen
Marriage: 5 November 1936
Lyle Leon Butters
Peggy Butters

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1936Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1917 · Fort Lewis is Established
    Age 1
    Fort Lewis military base was established in 1917, in Tacoma, Washington. It was named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It used to be one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the US. In February 2010, it merged with McChord Air Force Base. 
    Age 24
    Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind gusts came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Per, Viggo, Einer, Lars, Morten, Bent, Holger, Jorgen, Knud.Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren, Danish form of Latin Severinus (see Severin ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (30)

    • Levonda Sorenson Butters in household of Jack Henry Butters, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Le Vanda Sorensen, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Leyonda Sorenson Butters in household of Lyle Harry Butters, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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